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ASUS Prepares Dark Knight ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB GDDR5 Video Card

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  1. malware New Member

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    French site Matbe, posted today photos of the first ATI video card produced by ASUS and branded as Dark Knight edition. This is the third card (correct me if I'm wrong) to go under this relatively new series of ASUS video cards. The EAH4870 DK/HTDI/512M is an ATI Radeon HD 4870 with 512MB GDDR5 memory, a PCI-Express 2.0 interface CrossFireX support and dual-DVI connectivity. Although the Dark Knight nickname suggests boosted clock speeds the card comes at the reference 750MHz GPU and 3600MHz memory speeds. It only features an improved cooling system, that consists of four heatpipes and bigger fan. Early European etailers already price the card at 263 Euro. A Dark Knight HD 4870 with 1GB onboard memory is also rumored to be in the works.

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    Source: TechConnect Magazine
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    where is teh black pcb?
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    Where's the black sword? :laugh:
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    VGA for Warrior colorblind :D
    they want to imitate PowerColor HD 4870 PCS+
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    so the whole dark knight series is just based of a mini-zalmanesq cooler on a stock card? garbage... they better be the same price as the regular cards.
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    its assus, itll have a price premuim
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    First?
    Third?
    ASUS has made LOTS of ATI cards before...

    What's the maxim? Less is more. Cut the carp. Dont let the PR releases spin you like a fish in a net. If it aint worth saying, edit. :pimp:
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    produced by ASUS and branded as Dark Knight edition

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    reading and comprehension ftw :)
  11. wolf2009 Guest

    what an ugly card !

    contender for the ugliest cards of the year award
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    If the PCB was black and the cooler not made of poop, maybe someone would like it.


    Honestly, other than the retarded idea of giving it a red PCB and calling it DARK, I like it.
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    first class failboat ticket?
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    meh, kinda lame. Bring on a non-reference 4870X2!
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    If it had a black PCB that would have been kick ass!
  16. wolf2009 Guest

    is there anyway to paint a PCB black with a non-conducting paint ?
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    How about the cooler performance?

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